11 days in Greece Itinerary

11 days in Greece Itinerary

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11 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 15​min
2
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 2 nights
ferry:  2​h 15​min
3
Fira, Santorini
— 2 nights
ferry:  2​h
4
Heraklion, Crete
— 1 night
Fly + subway:  2​h 45​min
5
Athens
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Atlanta

1
night
Corfu Town, Corfu

Corfu Town ©
Often called "Kastropolis" because of its majestic Venetian castle, Corfu Town once featured such extensive fortifications that a force of over 20,000 soldiers defended them.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): admire the striking features of Corfu Museum of Asian Art and then explore the striking landscape of Alikes Lefkimis. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: deepen your knowledge of military history at Old Fortress Corfu, see the interesting displays at Casa Parlante, then look for all kinds of wild species at Corfu Donkey Rescue, and finally stroll through St. Spyridon First Beach.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Corfu Town route planner.

Atlanta, USA to Corfu Town is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 7 hours. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in September, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

St. Spyridon First Beach, Alikes Lefkimis, Corfu Donkey Rescue
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Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
St. Spyridon First Beach ©
St. Spyridon First Beach

2
nights
Mykonos Town, Mykonos

Mykonos Town ©
A holiday in Mykonos Town offers a chance to relax on picturesque beaches and explore a labyrinth of charming streets lined with traditional white houses.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Panormos Beach, look for gifts at Antica Murrina, and then wander the streets of Little Venice. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Kapari Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach, and then stroll through Platis Gialos Beach.

To find traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Mykonos Town trip maker website .

Traveling by flight from Corfu Town to Mykonos Town takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In September in Mykonos Town, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 69°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Mykonos, Platis Gialos Beach, Panormos Beach, Paradise Beach
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Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach

2
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): visit a coastal fixture at Akrotiri LightHouse, then ride a horse along Santo Horse Riding, then delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Red Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Perissa Black Sand Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kamari Beach.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Fira online journey maker .

You can ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira in 2.5 hours. Another option is to fly. In September, daytime highs in Fira are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to catch the ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Kamari Beach, Perissa Black Sand Beach
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Santo Horse Riding ©
Santo Horse Riding
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

1
night
Heraklion, Crete

Heraklion ©
Crete's largest city, Heraklion remains best known for its proximity to a sprawling Bronze Age archaeological site, once the center of a vanished Minoan civilization.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos, then take an in-depth tour of Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, and then get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Heraklion holiday maker tool .

Getting from Fira to Heraklion by ferry takes about 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Palace of Knossos
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3
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
You'll explore and learn at Acropolis Museum and Museum of Cycladic Art. Visit Acropolis of Athens and Temple of Olympian Zeus for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Plaka, admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum, appreciate the history behind Erechtheion, and make a trip to Ancient Agora of Athens.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Athens tour itinerary builder app .

You can do a combination of flight and subway from Heraklion to Athens in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. September in Athens sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Plaka ©
Plaka
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum

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